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Accounting Clerk II (800098)

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  • Posted: 3/24/2022
  • Best Consideration Date: 4/15/2022
  • Closing Date: Open until filled
  • Department: Comptroller
  • Location: Adelphi

Purpose of Position

Working out of the Comptroller’s Office, this position provides accounting support to three USM offices: the Maryland Center for Computing Education (MCCE), the USM Department of Information Technology (USM-IT), and the Maryland Research and Education Network (MDREN).


Provides accounting and recordkeeping services to MCCE, MDREN, and the Information Technology Office. Duties performed include the following:

  • Reviews, pays, and tracks invoices. Resolves any billing issues.
  • Maintains accounting records.
  • Conducts financial reporting.
  • Works with the Comptroller’s accounting staff to reconcile monthly statements for incoming/outgoing funds.

Percentage of time spent between the units is as follows:

MCCE: 45%

MDREN: 40%

Information Technology Office: 10%

Assists the Comptroller with other duties as assigned: 5%


Minimum Qualifications 

Education: High School diploma or GED

Experience: 3 years of clerical accounting experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Good written and oral communication skills. Organized, detailed oriented. Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office.


Preferred Qualifications

Education: AA or Bachelors Degree in Accounting

Experience: Experience with KUALI/Workday or similar accounting systems. Previous experience at UMCP or other USM institution.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: N/A


Classification: Contingent II

FLSA Status: Nonexempt

Hours: FT

Benefits: Paid leave, unsubsidized health and life insurance benefits, tax-deferred supplemental retirement plans, employee assistance program, and option to telework part of the week.

Application Instructions: Please combine your cover letter, resume and list of references (at least three professional references with contact information) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and send to the following email address:


The University System of Maryland is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or ancestry, marital status, veteran status, physical or mental disability unrelated to an individual's ability to perform the job, in accordance with applicable law. As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, applicants should be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing their identities, their U.S. citizenship or alien status, and their authorization to work in the United States.

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